White Tower – Richmond, Virginia

Here’s a before and after shot.
late 1930s

Photo Copyright Spencer Stewart


7 thoughts on “White Tower – Richmond, Virginia

  1. My father worked at this White Tower in Richmond, Virginia. He worked for the company for 50 years until he retired in 1969. He started out as a grill man and was promoted to supervisor. He worked in Tampa, Florida and Sarasota Florida in his later years. I also worked for the company as a waitress from age 16 to age 25. I was very sad when they closed the White Towers that I grew up knowing. My father’s name was Louis Blount, but everybody called him Louie or Mr. Blount.

    • No, these are the same address everything in all the backgrounds lines up. There were at least five White Towers operating at one time, I need to double check some things, but I believe the Broad and Boulevard location was No. 5, built in 1950.

  2. I met my wife Joann Coleman (Golding) there at Third and Grace Street. She worked there while attending Thomas Dale High School in 1957. We have been married 54 years and have 5 children, 1 foster son and 10 children.

    • My mother Mollie Quinn worked at 10 and main , the buttery on 8th and Franklin. I would love to find a picture of the old 10th and main . She worked there in the 60s and 70s

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